Monday, 15 October 2012

AAD2012’s photographic competition

The judging is complete and ten finalists have been chosen from more than 65 entries received. The awards will be made at African Pilot’s offices on Thursday 25 October starting at 17h00 when we will also launch the November edition of the magazine.

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

AAD2012 ends on a high

Africa’s largest exhibition of air, sea and land capabilities exceed all expectation 

South Africa, 23rd September 2012 – City of Tshwane saw the return of Africa’s largest exhibition of air, sea and land capabilities at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2012 (AAD2012) at AFB Waterkloof. From 19 to 21 September 2012, trade and static displays attracted more than 40,000 trade visitors from 28 countries, followed by an Air Show on 22 and 23 September 2012 that attracted over 95,000 members of the public.

Friday, 21 September 2012

Public warned of road closure and encouraged to purchase pre-paid tickets

AAD2012, 22 – 23 September 2012, AFB Waterkloof

South Africa, 21st September 2012-
Africa’s largest air show and defence exhibition is taking place this weekend at the Air Force Base Waterkloof, as part of the biennial Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition.

Thursday, 23 August 2012

Africa Aerospace and Defence returns to the City of Tshwane

23rd August 2012, South Africa - The City of Tshwane will see the return of Africa’s largest exhibition of air, sea and land capability at Africa Aerospace and Defence 2012 (AAD2012) at AFB Waterkloof. The exhibition previously held at AFB Ysterplaat, Cape Town in 2006, 2008 and 2010, returns to AFB Waterkloof after extensive renovations and upgrades at the base.

Monday, 13 August 2012

AAD2012 Prepaid Ticket on Sale

· Prepaid tickets
Prepaid tickets are available from Computicket, Shoprite, Checkers, Checkers Hyper and House&Home at R40.00 (Adult) and R30.00 (Children under 12 and pensioners)

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

AAD2012 puts plans in place to manage traffic around the show

A multi-pronged approach to traffic management is in place to keep congestion to a minimum

With the City of Tshwane preparing to host the globally recognised Africa Aerospace and Defence 2012 (AAD2012) exhibition from 19 - 23 September 2012 at Air Force Base Waterkloof, the organisers are working closely with Tshwane City Metro Police, Emergency Services, the SAPS, fire and rescue services and Disaster Management to manage the traffic going to and leaving from the event.

Thursday, 28 June 2012


Turnstar, established in 1990 provides a total solution for all physical access control and time & attendance applications. Operating from a factory in Johannesburg, South Africa, Turnstar manufactures some of the world’s most reliable and durable entrance control products.

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Exhibitors Guide to Publicity

PRE-SHOW PROMOTIONS AAD has a number of pre-show and on-site promotional services designed to increase awareness of our exhibitor’s products and services and to assist our exhibitors with their marketing objectives

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Aerospace Industry Support Initiative (AISI) SMME Exhibitor Pavilion at the AAD2012

The AISI is an initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) incubated and managed by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). The AISI, through the collective leadership of government and industry, aim to upgrade, propel and position the South African Aerospace-, Defence- and Space industry to be firmly integrated as part of global supply chains.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012


During AAD2012 exhibition a mobility demonstration track will be constructed on site at Waterkloof Air Force Base where you can demonstrate your vehicle in a limited way, over the 5 days (19 - 23 September).

Monday, 30 April 2012


20 April 2012, Centurion, City of Tshwane, South Africa - Organisers of the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2012 (AAD 2012) event met with exhibitors to provide a full overview of the event, and to introduce the procedures that will be in place before, during and after the exhibition. Exhibitors who attended the briefing were given the opportunity to ask questions about the mega-event, which will be held at the Air Force Base Waterkloof from 19 – 23 September 2012.

Friday, 9 March 2012


The week of 19 to 23 September will mark Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD 2012) seventh exhibition, cementing its status as ‘The largest exhibition of air, sea and land capabilities on the African continent’.

Monday, 27 February 2012

AAD2012 Exhibition and air show going green

This year’s Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition and air show, AAD2012, is going green with the implementation of a digital greening project to decrease the show’s carbon footprint.

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Benefits for AAD2012 exhibitors

This year’s AAD will be the largest aviation and military showcase event ever staged on the African continent over a five day period between 19 and 23 September at Air Force Base Waterkloof. The Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will be trade days, whilst the Saturday and Sunday will be public days with amazing airshows on both days.

Benefits for AAD 2012 exhibitors